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There are a variety of ways to get involved with WRWF. If you see something that leverages your skills, inspires you to contribute your time, or sparks your desire to learn, please reach out to the committee chair.


The WRWF Communications Committee supports our mission by ensuring that our members are informed and up-to-date on all the activities of the
WRWF, our members, our grantees and our community.


The purpose of the Education Committee is to present educational opportunities to our members that support the mission of WRWF. Our focus is to increase philanthropy by women and provide information that will lead to wiser, more effective giving.


The Finance Committee is a standing WRWF committee, whose purpose is to provide oversight for the Foundation’s financial management, accounting, investments, related policies, and internal financial controls.


The Investment Committee (IC) is a subcommittee of the WRWF Finance Committee, whose purpose is to oversee the organization’s Endowment in accordance with the WRWF Investment Policy Statement (IPS).


The Governance Committee is a standing committee of the WRWF. It is responsible for maintaining strong and effective leadership of the WRWF and providing oversight of the rules and policies governing the organization.


The Grants Committee is responsible for coordinating the annual pooled grant gifting process and tracking grantees during the funding year. Committee member responsibilities include:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

WRWF’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEI) was launched in late 2022. 


The Membership Committee welcomes and shares information with new members.


The Nominating Committee (NC) is a Standing Committee that is responsible for identifying, screening, interviewing, and recommending individuals who are under consideration for WRWF leadership roles.


The primary communication vehicle for the WRWF is the monthly News Brief. This informative, digital digest includes information on grantees, recent and upcoming WRWF events, the work of the Foundation and other items of general interest.

Our Social Media team focuses on engaging members through our LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram outlets.

Our Website gurus keep our site looking fresh and current.
Our Marketing/PR team develops opportunities for publicity, designs advertising, and cultivates support from the community at large.

The Communications team works in collaboration with other committees as well as all foundation members. Whether you like to take pictures, create online posts, have an interest in covering an event for the News Brief, have experience with a website, or can lend a hand to write press releases and pitch to local media, we welcome you to join our team. We know it takes a village—please contact Communications Chair Karissa Price-Rico, if you’re interested!

You can participate on a monthly or annual basis – whatever best fits your schedule.


News Brief: Carol Hoffman, CarolHoffman97@gmail.com

Social Media: SMWRWF@gmail.com

Website: Sarah Shepard – sarah@studio360design.com

Marketing/PR: Karissa Price-Rico, KPriceRico@gmail.com

General Info/questions/comments: Karissa Price-Rico, KPriceRico@gmail.com


The primary educational event is the Winter Forum, usually in February, with smaller more focused events throughout the year as opportunities arise.

CONTACT Education Chair: Jenni Riley – jenniriley12@gmail.com


The Finance Committee Is A Standing WRWF Committee, Whose Purpose Is To Provide Oversight For The Foundation’s Financial Management, Accounting, Investments, Related Policies, And Internal Financial Controls.

The committee also oversees the relationship with the internal accounting and outside financial personnel. Members interested in serving on the committee should have experience in finance, accounting, investment management or previous experience on a nonprofit board finance committee.

Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair:
Trinka Dyer – trinka@gmail.com


The IC is responsible for formulating the overall investment policies of the WRWF Endowment, establishing investment guidelines, overseeing the invested assets of the Endowment, and monitoring the management of the Endowment’s assets for compliance with the investment policies and guidelines. The IC recommendations are subject to the approval of the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors.

Investment Committee Chair: Gail Landis – gail.landis@gmail.com


As the WRWF has been operating as a qualified tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organization since 2016, our governance work has expanded and become more complex. We welcome input and ideas from all our members as governance issues are far-reaching and can involve any aspect of WRWF’s operations. Please get in touch with Jeannie if you have relevant skills or experience serving on a nonprofit or corporate Governance Committee, or if you have ideas or questions about a governance matter.

CONTACT Governance Committee Chair: Jeannie Shroads – Jeannie.Shroads@gmail.com


We review and evaluate the grant applications including making site visits.

Participation on this committee requires members to be available in town or on Zoom during January and February, when much of the work takes place. Many members volunteer on one of the five to six grant subcommittees. It’s a wonderful way to learn about grantmaking and be an integral part of our annual giving agenda.

Committee members may also volunteer to be involved in the Impact sub-committee, which works on its own calendar throughout the year.

Linda Segre, Co-Chair –Linda.Segre@gmail.com

Diversity, Equity & inclusion 

WRWF’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEI) was launched in late 2022. The team’s mandate is to: review WRWF policies and procedures and to proactively partner with leadership to make recommendations for changes that foster and embrace diversity and inclusion; meet with and solicit ideas from various communities throughout the county; and create a comprehensive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan of Action for WRWF.

Martina Bradford, Co-Chair – mbradford@palladianhill.com
Becky Lopez, Co-Chair – Becky.Alliance@gmail.com


Goals include acquainting people with the WRWF mission as well as creating opportunities for new members to get to know the organization. We enjoy seeing the ideas, joy, and camaraderie that emerge when like-minded women gather. Many of our events feature our nonprofit grantees who update us on the progress of their projects. Regular activities include:

  • New Member Zoom Orientation in the Fall and Spring
  • Meet & Mingles (M&Ms) – socials around the Valley, schedule/location varies
  • Fall Brunch in October
  • An Après Ski Tea in February
  • “Tini Party” in June

The Membership Committee is always open to those who have newly joined; feel free to reach out if you’re interested.

LeeAnne Linderman – LeeAnneLinderman@gmail.com
Joy Prudek – Joy.Prudek@yahoo.com


The NC works closely with the President and Vice President of Leadership to consider and approve candidates for Chairing and Co-Chairing, whether or not they sit on the Board in the future. Positions include: new members of the WRWF Board of Directors, committee chairs, co-chairs, at-large members, and officers of the Board. The NC is made up of current or past WRWF Board members. The NC must be made up of a minimum of three members, and a maximum of five members. The Chair of the NC is appointed by the Executive Committee of the WRWF Board.

LeeAnne Linderman – LeeAnneLinderman@gmail.com